Files with aax extension can be found as special proprietary audio books from Audible platform. Playable on multitude of devices including Kindle, iPods etc.

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Software that open aax file

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AAX file extension - Audible enhanced audio data

What is aax file? How to open aax files?

File type specification:

Audio and sound file type icon Audio and sound file type

File extension aax is used for a proprietary audio book format used by Audible, an Internet provider of spoken audio entertainment, information, and educational programming.

The company sells digital audiobooks, radio and TV programs, and audio versions of magazines and newspapers. It is owned by Amazon.

AAX format is the enhanced version of AA format and represents highest quality audio format for audio books. Typically DRM protected.

Updated: November 28, 2023

The default software associated to open aax file:

Apple iTunes for Windows icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple iTunes for Windows  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

A digital media application for playing and organizing digital music and video files. Also is used to manage Apple portable devices such as iPod, iPhone and iPad. iTunes has integrated iTunes Store service, where can users buy and download digital music, videos, applications for iOS devices, audiobooks, podcasts, ringtones etc. iTunes is distributed as a free software.

Apple iTunes for Mac icon

Apple, Inc. logoApple iTunes for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Apple, Inc.

Apple iTunes is multimedia application distributed with Apple macOS operating system. It organizes and plays digital music and videos. iTunes is also used to manage Apple's portable devices, such as iPod, iPhone and iPad.

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Help how to open:

Many current devices support AAX file format, with notable being Apple's iPods, Microsoft Zune, Creative Zen, Amazon Kinde and other.

How to convert:

Although AAX audio books are DRM protected, some programs can probably convert them to any of the more common formats like MP3. This may however be against the licence agreements.

Find conversions from aax file:

aax to mp3

aax to mp4

aax to wav

aax to wma

Find converter to aax file type:

aa to aax

List of software applications associated to the .aax file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open aax file, edit aax file, convert aax file, view aax file, play aax file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting aax files.

aax file players - programs that can play aax file - Audible enhanced audio data

Programs supporting the exension aax on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for play aax file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Apple macOS / Mac OS X:

Amazon Kindle:

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